· Probe officers for intimidation and thuggery, Wanita Pakatan tells MACC →
The statement today claimed Nurul Hidayah had complained that she was also called “babi” (pig) and “bodoh” (stupid), told she deserved to live as an orphan once her family disowns her, had one of the investigators threatened to slap her while holding their hand close to her face and kicking the chair she sat on, all supposedly while at the mercy of five male and one female officer.
· About Last Night →
My mother, who was a double orphan at 16 and never had the opportunity to study because of World War II, only asked me to do limited chores, preferring that I read or go out to play.
· Calliditas Therapeutics prices upsized US IPO at $19.50/ADS; trading starts today →
Calliditas Therapeutics (OTCPK:CLTEF), a Swedish biotech developing therapies for orphan kidney and liver diseases, raised $90M in an upsized IPO by offering 4.6M ADS equivalents at $19.50/ADS
· The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree review – magic realism in Iran →
The “insatiable” eight-year Iran-Iraq war, stoked “with the flesh of child mine-sweepers”, is poignantly evoked through “orphan mothers” who bury their sons with the small golden bells that are tied around children’s ankles “so they wouldn’t get lost”.
· 'Gut-wrenching': Drug-driver caused friend's death during Melbourne ice run →
Ms Hughes was killed about six months after her husband died from a medical condition, leaving the couple's seven-year-old daughter an orphan.
· Perspectives: The family unit has shaped people’s experience of covid-19 →
The pool of orphans in search of someone to care for them after the pandemic is thought to have led several countries to enact legislation on child adoption, including France in 1923 and England and Wales in 1926.
· Chaguan: For people in China, adopting Chinese children is getting easier →
Social changes explain why the government is more willing to promote domestic adoption, says a doctor who has spent years bringing ill and disabled orphans to Beijing for treatment.
· The Crown: Who was Princess Alice and did an interview with the media really change public perceptions of her? →
During World War II, she worked for the Red Cross and organised food and shelter for orphaned and lost children.
· On Silvia Romano, Islamophobia and the white saviour complex →
Indeed, according to a study released in 2018, many of the orphaned children in Kenyan towns like Chakama will not go to Somalia to fight for al-Shabab, but will most probably move to nearby international tourist spots like Malindi, Mtwapa or Mombasa to try and make a living.